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Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye

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Description

Dragon's Eye is an installment in the tile-matching game series initiated by Activision. Players try to remove mahjong tiles in pairs from a set pattern. Different versions of the game have up to eight different tile sets, twelve patterns based on the animals of the Chinese zodiac, and a layout editor for creating patterns.

In addition to the standard mode, the game also features "Dragon's Eye", a two-player Shanghai variant. Players take turns adding and removing tiles from a small field with one player attempting to remove all the tiles and the other trying to position tiles to make this impossible.

Screenshots

Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye DOS In Dragon's Eye, the Master places tiles while the Slayer tries to remove them
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye DOS Dragon layout with Animals tiles (Easy)
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye DOS Create your own layouts with the Construction Set
Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye FM Towns Flag tiles. I've just revealed Israel! :)

Alternate Titles

  • "Super Shanghai: Dragon's Eye" -- Japanese title
  • "Shanghai II - Drachenauge" -- German Green Pepper release title

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User Reviews

great for kids and adults memory Windows Deanna King (1)

The Press Says

All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Mega Fun SNES Apr, 1993 85 out of 100 85
Power Play DOS Feb, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1993 82 out of 100 82
PC Gamer Windows Dec, 1994 79 out of 100 79
PC Player (Germany) Windows 3.x Aug, 1994 74 out of 100 74
Sega-16.com Genesis Jul 23, 2012 7 out of 10 70
Super Play Magazine UK SNES Jun 01, 1993 58 out of 100 58
All Game Guide DOS 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Nintendo Life Wii Nov 28, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 30

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Custom tilesets? 2 CalaisianMindthief (4303)
Oct 27, 2014
I'm missing the fantasy tile set, why? 1 Nowhere Girl (1531)
Oct 26, 2014

Trivia

Extras

Some copies of Shanghai II came with a pouch containing two Chinese "Dragon's Eye" marbles for therapeutic rolling in the hand.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1992 – Best Puzzle Game in 1991

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